J.R. Writer, Dipset, Thundabyrdz, New York, 2011
|Birth name||Juan Rusty Brito|
|Also known as||Dominican Prince|
|Born||May 28, 1984|
|Origin||Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, NY, U.S.|
|Labels||Writer's Block, Deplomats, Koch, Babygrande|
|Associated acts||The Diplomats, Cassidy, Hell Rell , 40 Cal, Cam'ron, Juelz Santana, Jim Jones, Lloyd Banks, Fat Trel, Styles P, Vado, Lil Wayne, Papoose|
Juan Rusty Brito (born May 28, 1984) better known by his stage name J.R. Writer, is an American hip hop recording artist and freestyle champion. He is from Harlem, New York. He was also a member of East Coast hip hop group The Diplomats. On March 18, 2014, J.R. Writer began his prison sentence at Ulster Correctional Facility, in New York. Rapper Fred Money is his younger brother.
For J.R. Writer Fan mail: Rusty Brito 14R0875 Ulster Correctional Facility 750 Berme Road P.O. box 800 napanoch ny 12458-0800
J.R. Writer has released one studio album and fifteen mixtapes since 2003, having collaborated with Cassidy, Fred Money, Lloyd Banks, Tito Green, Ransom, Drag-On, Sen City, Paul Wall, T.W.O., Duke Da God, A-Money, Vado, Jae Millz, AraabMuzik and more. He released his debut album History in the Making in 2006, through Koch and Diplomat Records. The album peaked at number 25 on the Billboard 200 and at number 2 on both the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and Top Rap Albums, held from the top spot of both charts by Pimp C's Pimpalation.
On February 23, 2014, Writer released a 13-track mixtape titled The Return Of Greatness, which includes guest appearances from Styles P, Fat Trel, Vado, Hell Rell and Fred Money as well as production from Track Officialz, SpecX2, Butter Beats DBK, Razah, Myes William, Stat Five Ave, Stoopid On The Beat and Automatik Beatz. \ On May 30, 2014, Writer released a recorded phone call from the Ulster Correctional Facility, in which he is freestyling and dissing his former label-head Cam’ron, as well as Jim Jones and Dame Dash. This was theoretically in response to Cam’ron’s "Dipsets" video, which had additional vocals from Dash and an appearance from Jones.
|Album||Peak chart positions|
|U.S.||U.S. R&B||U.S. Rap|
|History in the Making||25||2||2|
|Fresh Prince Of Harlem Vol. 1||
|Writer's Block 4||
|Writer's Block 5||
|My Past Is Your Future||
|Politics And Bullshit||
|The Return Of Greatness||
- "JR Writer". Hotnewhiphop.com. 1984-05-28. Retrieved 2014-02-27.
- "Histort in the Making chart history at Billboard.com". Billboard.com. 2011-07-10.
- Baker, Soren (2014-02-23). "J.R. Writer "The Return Of Greatness" Release Date, Cover Art, Tracklist, Download & Mixtape Stream". HipHop DX. Retrieved 2014-02-27.
- Augustin, Camille (2014-03-18). "Hot 97 Interviews JR Writer Before He Turns Himself Into Jail". Vibe.com. Retrieved 2015-05-31.
- Cole, Sally. "Exclusive: JR Writer’s Last Interview Before Going To Prison". Thesource.com. Retrieved 2015-05-31.
- "JR Writer Disses Cam'ron, Jim Jones, Dame Dash From Prison". Jukeboxdc.com. 2014-05-30. Retrieved 2015-05-31.
- "JR Writer – Ulster Correctional Facility Freestyle (Cam’ron, Jim Jones & Dame Dash Diss)". Hiphopsince1987.com. 2014-05-30. Retrieved 2015-05-31.
- J. Tinsley (2015-05-21). "Phone Tap: JR Writer Disses Cam’ron, Jim Jones & Dame Dash In Prison Freestyle". Smokingsection.uproxx.com. Retrieved 2015-05-31.